In spring 1916, the illustrator for the Iowa State Student, drew the 13-part series “Inconsistencies of College Life” about contradictions in dating, academics, and coursework.
1915: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
1916: Using the Jolly Roger image to say "Beat Iowa"
Iowa State Student, "St. Patrick was an engineer, he was, he was!" from 17 Mar 1917 St. Patrick was an engineer, he was, he was!St. Patrick, Consulting Engineer of HeavenAnkle: Union 208Books: Calculus; PhysicsSnake sprayPlansAnnexHeavenArchitect,M. Angelo In 1917, the Student illustrator noted that St. Patrick was an engineer, so St. Patrick’s Day was a holiday … Continue reading 1917: St. Patrick was an engineer
In 1915, two policemen, one is provided by the city and one by the college, were to be on duty in west Ames.
1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames 1 First Arrival 2 Hiding the Epidemic 3 The Quarantine 4 After the Storm, Part 1 5 After the Storm, Part 2 The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames series is a look back at the fall of 1918 and spring of 1919 to see how Iowa State and Ames handled … Continue reading 1918 Flu Epidemic in Ames: Hiding the Epidemic
1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames 1 First Arrival 2 Hiding the Epidemic 3 The Quarantine 4 After the Storm, Part 1 5 After the Storm, Part 2 The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames series is a look back at the fall of 1918 and spring of 1919 to see how Iowa State and Ames handled … Continue reading 1918 Flu Pandemic in Ames: First Arrival
104 years ago, Iowa was set to vote on women's suffrage for a second time and on 5 June 1916. the Daily took a stand, telling readers to vote yes.
Delta Tau DeltaThe Hawkeyes held their installation into the Delta Tau Delta national fraternity Saturday night. Thirteen members of the Iowa chapter, three of Nebraska chapter, and fifteen alumni Hawkeye members were present. The installation was conducted by Mr. McKay of Chicago. Later a banquet was held in Alumni hall cafe.The I.S.C. Student, "The Hawkeyes … Continue reading 1911: Delta Tau Delta installed
PHI SIGMA KAPPA IS INSTALLEDInduction Ceremonies for Gamma Deuteron Chapter held Wednesday and Thursday. Banquet marks Closing Ceremonies. Many visitors Present.On April 12 and 13 occurred the induction of Zeta Sigma Zeta in the national fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa as the Gamma Deuteron chapter. Zeta Sigma Zeta was organized as a local club in 1908. … Continue reading 1911: Phi Sigma Kappa installed
ALPHA DELTA [PI]I.F.’s Are Granted a Chapter in National SororityDuring Commencement the I.F.'s who were organized into a club in 1903 and into a sorority in 1908, were granted a chapter in the national sorority of Alpha Delta Pi. They will be known as Pi chapter.Alpha Delta Pi is one of the conservative sororities having, … Continue reading 1911: Alpha Delta Pi installed
Iowa State Student, "In Season," 18 May 1916 IN SEASON"In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to–Etc." Issue: 18 May 1916 Men have "etc." on their minds when spring arrives.
The I.S.C. Student, "A Little Previous, But," 27 November 1911 Issue: 27 November 1911 A member of the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MVIAA), Iowa State won its first conference title in football in fall 1911. It was a shared title because it was a tie with University of Nebraska-Lincoln (but Iowa State won more … Continue reading 1911: Football conference champs
Iowa State Student, "Science with Practice," 14 September 1916. Issue: 14 September 1916 This illustration is a silly take on the school's slogan.
The I.S.C. Student, "By Way of Information," 11 September 1911 BY WAY OF INFORMATIONThe road to Boone from a late photo. "Let the grass grow long and luxuriant on the road to Boone." -Prexy Issue: 11 Sep 1911 I'm not sure what was necessarily being explained in this illustration, but it seems like the college … Continue reading 1911: Road to Boone closed
Iowa State Student, "Missouri Valley Clean Up," 9 May 1914. Issue: 9 May 1914 9 May 1914: Missouri Valley Clean-up Iowa State had a pretty lacking basketball team in 1914 (4-13), but from this illustration that an Iowa State team beat Missouri to become a better team in the conference. At the time, the Cyclones … Continue reading 1914: Victory over Missouri
Iowa State Student, "Flowers That Bloom Before Spring," 29 February 1916. Issue: 29 February 1916 One of the longest-running campus debates in the early years of the Iowa State Daily (by 1914 the Iowa State Student) was about smoking on campus. The newspaper was adamantly anti-smoking and occasionally had editorials shaming smokers and requesting people … Continue reading 1916: Smoking on campus debate
"Now this semester I'm going to spend so much time each day on my studies, and…. etc.""Me too."POPULAR FICTION THESE DAYSThe I.S.C. Student, "Popular fiction these days," 14 February 1914 Issue: 14 February 1914 Kicking off a new term in spring 1914 was this illustration about students promising to put their studies first. (Some things … Continue reading 1914: Students swear they’ll study
The I.S.C. Student, "Veterinary Building," 30 January 1911 Issue: 30 January 1911 Appropriations for a new facility for the Veterinary Medicine were first requested in 1893 and continued until 1909 when $150,000 was allocated. According to a story in the 11 October 1909 edition, locations considered for the building included the site of Hach Hall, … Continue reading 1911: Sketch of Lagomarcino Hall
SENATOR KENYON LOST IN GYMSenator Kenyon, his mother, and a friend of his from Des Moines were going through the new gymnasium Wednesday. They wandered about seeing the inside of the magnificent structure until finally they got lost in the big gym and were unable to find their way out. After searching for some time … Continue reading 1913: U.S. senator lost in State Gym